Angus Gillespie

Professor
Department of American Studies
School of Arts and Sciences

Key topics: The Legend of the Jersey Devil; Jersey's Most Famous Road, the Turnpike; New York City's World Trade Center

A graduate of Yale and a Fulbright Scholar, Angus Kress Gillespie is Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University.  He has appeared on National Public Radio, Good Morning America, and Larry King Live.  He is also founder…

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Jack Molenaar

Director
Rutgers University Department of Transportation

Key topics: Pedestrian and bicycle planning and design, traffic calming solutions, parking, parking management, transit solutions.

Jack Molenaar is a transportation planner with more than 22 years of experience in the public and private sectors. At Rutgers, he oversees the university's bus system, which is the second largest in the state, and is responsible for traffic…

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Antone Nelessen

Associate Professor, Chair
Chair Organizational Psychology Program
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Anton C. Nelessen has been teaching Urban Design and professional practice first at Harvard and currently at Rutgers for the past 39 years. He has emerged as one of the nations most respected urban visionaries. He has more than 40 years of…

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Michael Smart

Assistant Professor
Urban Planning
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Transportation, changing demographics of US cities, decline in driving, public opinion toward mass transportation

Dr. Smart's current research explores the decline in vehicle ownership and use among young adults in the United States and across the developed world, focusing on the extent of generational shifts away from the automobile. Other research…

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Leigh Ann Von Hagen

Sr Research Specialist
Voorhees Transport Center
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Key topics: Land use and transportation planning, bicycle and pedestrian facilities planning and policy, bicycle education, planning for all ages and abilities, complete streets, safe routes to school, health impact assessment, public health, community engagement, public space, air quality, sustainability, funding

Ms. Von Hagen is a Senior Research Specialist at the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. Leigh Ann is a licensed professional planner, both nationally and…

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